Kanopy Dance Company presents Emergence: Gaia Rising.
April 17-19, 2015
Overture Center for the Arts, Madison, WI
Presented by Earthling Interactive
Seeds sleep the winter chill away, and in respect for the warming sun,
the spring rains and receptive earth, a new beginning emerges, as does
new and original dance…
A piquant potpourri of new dances presented by local, national, and
international choreographers. Maureen Janson, director of Smartdance
presents a postmodernist work. Audience-favorite Kiro Kopulos, unveils a
work informed by Japanese Butoh. Robert E Cleary re-invents his
‘Primavera Portena.’ Tiana Ching Maslanka, premieres a dance based on
Scottish folklore. Brienna Tipler, a work inspired by Monet
masterpieces. Carlos Ramirez, director of Danztrad, blends Mexican
folkloric and modern dance. Juan Carlos Díaz Vélez, presents a fusion of
Flamenco with contemporary ballet.
Pre-Show Talk Opening Night
Friday April 17, 7:00-7:30pm, Promenade Hall
Show ticket or ticket stub to Emergence: Gaia Rising for admittance.
Choreographers will talk about their process of creating dance.